A family affair: Fabian Sisneros (framed by dancers) and his family form Flamenco de Abó, which performed last week at the Dr. Saul Center in Mountainair, an annual event. Dancers included students from the Public Academy for Performing Arts, and guest dancer Illeana Gomez. Music was performed by by Alejandro Pais-Iriart and Veronica Medina (not shown). Photo by Leota Harriman.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at news.ind.editor@gmail.com.